Tag: Skyscrapers

Groundbreaking of the new premises of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt | Coop Himmelb(l)au

Groundbreaking of the new premises of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt | Coop Himmelb(l)au

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• May 22, 2010 • Comments (0)

Austrian architects Coop Himmelb(l)au won a competition to design the new headquarter for European Central Bank in 2003 with double-towered proposal. North tower comprises 45 floors with 185 meters, and South tower 43 floors with 165 meters. This year May, the groundbreaking takes place in Frankfurt, Germany. The project is scheduled to complete in 2014. […]

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The Sail @ Marina | NBBJ

The Sail @ Marina | NBBJ

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• April 5, 2010 • Comments (1)

The Sail @ Marina Bay by NBBJ is the mixed-use building comprising apartment units, several restaurants, health clubs, recreation decks with pools and tennis courts, and parking. As the 10th largest residential high-rise in the world, and the largest high-rise in Singapore, the Sail @ Marina Bay has become Singapore’s newest city icon. It carves […]

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Rain Collector Skyscraper / eVolo Skyscraper Competition 2010 | Ryszard Rychlicki + Agnieszka Nowak of H3AR

Rain Collector Skyscraper / eVolo Skyscraper Competition 2010 | Ryszard Rychlicki + Agnieszka Nowak of H3AR

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• March 13, 2010 • Comments (2)

Polish 4th year students of architecture Academy of Fine Arts, Ryszard Rychlicki and Agnieszka Nowak of H3AR received a special mention for their proposal in the 2010 skyscraper competition – Rain Collector Skyscraper. The proposal understands the water consumption of its inhabitants in US, it aims to capture rainwater as much as possible through the […]

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Watertower / eVolo Skyscraper Competition 2010 | Hugon Kowalski of H3AR

Watertower / eVolo Skyscraper Competition 2010 | Hugon Kowalski of H3AR

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• March 12, 2010 • Comments (0)

Hugon Kowalski of H3AR recently designed the Watertower which was inspired by a water tower and also by the symbol of the African savanna – the baobab. This proposal is part of the 2010 skyscraper competition hosted by evolo magazine. + Project description courtesy of Hugon Kowalski of H3AR This is a special year for […]

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GESTERBINE / eVolo Skyscraper Competition 2010 | mode:lina

GESTERBINE / eVolo Skyscraper Competition 2010 | mode:lina

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• March 9, 2010 • Comments (1)

Polish studio mode:lina architektura & consulting proudly presents: GESTERBINE / gesture + water + turbine / The anti-steppisation device. Problem The main reason of steppisation in Greater Poland (Wielkopolska) is the specific location – the area between oceanic and continental climates characterized by a small amount of precipitation (even less than 500 mm a year, […]

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Central Pasila Tower Area - Detailed Plan | Cino Zucchi Architetti

Central Pasila Tower Area – Detailed Plan | Cino Zucchi Architetti

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• December 28, 2009 • Comments (0)

Italian architect Cino Zucchi Architetti, in collaboration with One Works and Buro Happold London to design the Central Pasila Tower Area in Helsinki, Finland. The goal of the project is to unite the often separated issues of sustainability and urban quality, donating a new living landmark to the city. + Project description courtesy of Cino […]

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The Belvedere | De8 architetti + 2 architetti

The Belvedere | De8 architetti + 2 architetti

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• December 21, 2009 • Comments (1)

Italian architects De8 architetti and 2 architetti recently have completed the Belvedere project which is situated on the Pirelli Skyscraper in Milan, Italy. It is a refurbishment project following the restoration of the building after the tragic airplane accident in 2002, acting as a multi-functional space for public and local government events. The project generates […]

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KNN Media Center | DRDS

KNN Media Center | DRDS

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• December 15, 2009 • Comments (0)

California-based DRDS, in collaboration with Ilshin Architecture and Engineering have won the Invited National pre-qualified competition to design a broadcast headquarters and cultural media facility – KNN Media Center. The project aims to become a new landmark in Busan’s Centum City, which to house a broadcast and news studio, office condominiums, retail, and a Teddy […]

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Shenzhen International Energy Mansion | BIG

Shenzhen International Energy Mansion | BIG

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• September 8, 2009 • Comments (0)

Copenhagen architects BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, in collaboration with ARUP and Transsolar have won the first prize to design sustainable skyscraper – Shenzhen International Energy Mansion in Shenzhen, China. The façade is conceived as a folded skin that shades the office complex from direct sunlight and integrates solar thermal panels, reducing the overall energy […]

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Krystalklar ("Crystal Clear") | C. F. Møller Architects

Krystalklar (“Crystal Clear”) | C. F. Møller Architects

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• July 24, 2009 • Comments (0)

C. F. Møller Architects and Norwegian firm Kristin Jarmund Arkitekter cooperate to design a new landmark for Oslo. A high-rise development, located at Norways most important traffic hub in central Oslo, and with fantastic views of the waterfront and fjord-landscape beyond. The project is expected to be completed within 3-5 years. + Project description courtesy […]

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